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MS Dhoni to join his Army battalion in Kashmir from July 31-Aug 15

MS Dhoni to join his Army battalion in Kashmir from July 31-Aug 15

 Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was awarded the honorary rank of a lieutenant colonel in 2011, will join his battalion in Jammu and Kashmir at the end of the month and carry out duties with the troops, official sources said on Thursday.Dhoni will be with the 106 Territorial Army battalion (Para) from July 31

Over 2.38 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 19 days

Over 2.38 lakh pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra during the last 19 days as another batch of 4,094 yatris left Jammu on Saturday for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley, officials said. Since the Yatra began on July 1, a total of 2,38,974 pilgrims had ‘darshan’ at the cave shrine. Police said another

Kashmir Valley relieved after Kathua verdict

The verdict of a Special Court in Pathankot on the rape and murder of a eight-year-old girl last year in Kathua convicting six of the seven accused on Monday was received with relief and satisfaction in the Kashmir Valley.The widely reported heinous crime against a minor girl of the nomadic ‘Bakarwal’ (Goatherd) community in Rasana

Indumeet lashes out for neglecting Kashmiri Sikhs, fulfill pending demands

Indumeet lashes out for neglecting Kashmiri Sikhs, fulfill pending demands

Srinagar Kashmiri Sikh Community leader Indumeet Singh on Sunday lashed out at regional and central political parties for neglecting demands of Sikh residents in Kashmir. In a statement Indumeet Singh said that , “Since decades all the political parties neglected the genuine demands of Kashmiri Sikhs which is the reason of silent migration of Sikhs

Drug free World organizes Anti-drug campaign in Govt. Boys Middle Schools

Drug free World organizes Anti-drug campaign in Govt. Boys Middle Schools

Baramulla In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among school children, “Foundation for a Drug-Free world” has organised an “Anti- drug Campaign” and distributed booklets among the students of Government Boys middle  School , Waripora Payeen of Nehalpora area of North Kashmir’s District Baramulla . The statement issued by the organising members of

Why should there be questions on Kashmir being an integral part of India: Shah Faesal

Why should there be questions on Kashmir being an integral part of India: Shah Faesal

Kusum Arora Jalandhar At a time, when valley was facing cross border terrorism and the youth within the state were falling prey to the idea of picking guns, former IAS officer turned politician Shah Faesal has launched his new political party-Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM). Daily Post spoke to Shah Faesal, who stepped into

Militants killed

2 militants killed in Kupwara encounter

Two militants were killed in an overnight encounter at Babagund village of Langate, Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The gunfight broke out after nearly five-hour long searches conducted by the contingents of the army’s 22 RR, 92 battalion CRPF and SOG. Reports said that the forces had also installed lights to prevent the escape

US asks Pak to immediately end 'support' and 'safe haven' to all terrorist groups

US urges its citizens to reconsider travelling to Pak due to terrorism

The US has urged its citizens to reconsider their travel to Pakistan mainly due to terrorism and risks to civil aviation operating within or near the country.The Federal Aviation Administration, in a notice issued on Wednesday, said that terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Pakistan.”Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to terrorism,” the State Department

Mobile Internet services snapped in three Kashmir districts

Mobile Internet services snapped in three Kashmir districts

Mobile Internet services snapped : Mobile Internet services were today snapped in three districts of Kashmir Valley, including the summer capital, as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. The services have been barred in Srinagar, Anantnag and Pulwama districts of the valley, a police official said. He said the decision to suspend the

Kashmir re-emerges as paradise for filmmakers

Kashmir re-emerges as paradise for filmmakers

Srinagar Bollywood is again turning its eyes, and cameras too, towards its once-favourite destination- Kashmir–as with the increase in the footfall of tourists, film crews are returning to the Valley to capture the picturesque, shooting-friendly locales and rekindle the old romance with the place. Of late, several movies have been filmed in Kashmir–portraying the place

Kashmir: Madrasa teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor boy

A written complaint was received in Police Station Kreeri on January 28 this year from a student (name withheld ) of Madrasa Darul-Hudda accompanied by his father to the effect that on 20th December one teacher of the seminary (Darulaloom ) namely Mufti Hilal Ahmad Ganie resident of  Nowpora, Jageer, Baramulla called the boy in his

Mobile internet services

Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile internet services have been snapped in Kashmir as a precautionary measure on the occasion of the Republic Day, officials said today. The internet services on mobile phones and data cards were suspended yesterday as part of the security drill of the Republic Day. Although, it’s a normal practice in Kashmir to suspend the internet services

Malala Yousafzai: A Bollywood biopic on the Nobel Peace Prize winner is being shot in Kashmir

Srinagar: Bollywood film ‘Gul Makai’, based on the life of teenager Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, is being shot in the Ganderbal district of Kashmir for the last few days. Directed by Amjad Khan, the cast of the film includes Reem Shaikh, Divya Dutta, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh and Ajaz Khan.“The film chronicles

Avalanche hits ski resort Gulmarg

Avalanche hits ski resort Gulmarg, Swedish skier killed

Avalanche hits ski resort Gulmarg: An avalanche hit the Tourist resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, police said. A foreign tourist was killed while another was reported missing but later was traced. An official said that a Swedish tourist, identified as Daniel, was killed while another was traced later identified as Benjeman.“Two

Meet the youth who wants to bring rap to Kashmir

Meet the youth who wants to bring rap to Kashmir . Muhammad Yawar Bhat, a budding Kashmiri rapper, is all about bringing rap and local music together in a playful way. According to him, the Valley needs awareness about the rap music that incorporates rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular. Yawar said that he wants to bring Kashmiri songs in rap music “so

Road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed

Only road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed for winter season

Road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir, has been closed for winter months while Kashmir highway was through for traffic despite rain. The road link connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir has been officially closed from Sunday for winter months. Notably, Zojila Pass on the highway receives

Anti-US protests in Kashmir Valley over Jerusalem

Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) Anti-US protests were staged in the Kashmir Valley on Friday over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, officials said. Protesters staged a march after the Friday prayers in uptown Maisuma locality of Srinagar and other places including Hasanabad area of the city shouting slogans

Irfan Dar's murder case

Kashmir police cracks Sepoy Irfan Dar’s murder case

Irfan Dar’s murder case: The recent gruesome murder of Sepoy Irfan Dar who was working with 175 Territorial Army has been worked out and one of the Co-conspirators has been arrested by the  Kashmir police. Pertinently, the bullet ridden body of the said jawan was recovered from village Wuthmula on 25th November and consequently Case 

Shiv Sena members hoist tricolor

Shiv Sena members hoist tricolor at Lal chowk in Kashmir

Shiv Sena members hoist tricolor: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Shiv Sena has sent a team to Srinagar to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk on Wednesday, its state chief Dimpy Kohli said. The party’s move comes in the wake of National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah daring the center to hoist the tricolor at Lal Chowk. The

Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl

Former Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl scores a goal for women’s football

Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl: Last year, Afshan Ashiq’s picture as an angry Kashmiri girl pelting stones at the J&K police got her into national media spotlight, more so after it was discovered that she was an avid footballer. Afshan now says that picture  not just turned around her sporting career but also helped introduce many young Kashmiri